NYU Black Renaissance Noire Winter 2014 - Page 202

x Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire publishes essays, poetry, fiction, photography, art, and reviews that address the full range of contemporary black concerns. It invites black genius to apply itself to the realities of the twenty-first century with uncompromised thought, generous and readable analysis, and commentary. Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, edited by Quincy Troupe at New York University, has published some of the most important contemporary artists, writers, and thinkers. Ama Ata Aidoo, Amiri Baraka, Maryse Conde, Robin Kelley, Walter Mosley, Ishmael Reed, Coreen Simpson, Hortense Spillers, Clyde Taylor, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Michele Wallace, Derek Walcott, Chinua Achebe, Terrance Hayes, Paul Beatty, Jeffrey Renard Allen, Deborah Willis, John Edgar Wideman, Chester Himes, John Williams, Emilio Cru